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  1. Baltimore County police are advising local residents and others about temporary...

    Baltimore County police are advising local residents and others about temporary road closures set for Saturday, April 26, because of the Maryland Hunt Cup Steeplechase.

    The Worthington Valley area will be affected.

    Details available in the attached release. Also posted online:
    http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/iWatch/roadclosuresforrace
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    Franklin Precinct Detectives Clear Three Reisterstown Street Robberies
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    Baltimore County Police have charged suspects in three robberies in the Reisterstown area. February 10: 12000 block of Reisterstown Road 21136...
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Baltimore County police are advising local residents and others about temporary road closures set for Saturday, April 26, because of the Maryland Hunt Cup Steeplechase.

Worthington Valley Area to be Affected

Beginning at 2 p.m., eastbound traffic will be diverted on Tufton Avenue onto southbound Dover Road. Westbound traffic on Tufton Avenue will be stopped for pedestrians as needed. This will allow race-goers to cross Tufton Avenue safely on foot.

The following roads will be closed from 3 to 6 p.m. during the race and until most of the crowd leaves the temporary parking areas:

• Worthington Avenue and Tufton Avenue
• Belmont Avenue and Butler Road
• Belmont Avenue and Tufton Avenue
• Mantua Mill Road and Geist Road
• Tufton Avenue and Falls Road
• Dover Road and Tufton Ridge Road
• Dover Road and Knox Road

No Parking signs will be posted the night before the race. Parking regulations will be strictly enforced.

Traffic is expected to return to normal by 6 p.m.

Baltimore County Police have charged suspects in three robberies in the Reisterstown area.
 
February 10: 12000 block of Reisterstown Road 21136
At approximately 12:00 p.m., the victims were walking back to their apartment when the suspect began to follow them. Once inside the building, the suspect produced a black semi-automatic handgun, pressed it against the ribcage of one of the victims, and said “kick it out”. That victim gave the suspect his cell phone and $13 U.S. Currency. The second victim gave the suspect her wallet that contained credit cards and a driver’s license. The suspect then fled the scene. The first victim chased the suspect but lost sight of him.
 
The investigation into this incident identified Elijah Hairston as the suspect.
 
March 3: Hammershire Road and Ewing Road 21136
At approximately 10:30 p.m., the victim was walking to a local store when he was approached by two suspects in the area of Hammershire Road and Ewing Road.  The suspects stated “empty your pockets”. One of the suspects then pointed a handgun at the victim. The suspects took a wallet containing two bank cards and $60 in U.S. Currency, and a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 cell phone from the victim before fleeing the scene.
 
One of the suspects was identified as Elijah Amir Hairston. The second suspect has been identified but has not been officially charged.
 
April 3: 11900 block of Reisterstown Road 21136
At 2:35 p.m., the victim was standing at a bus stop when he was approached by three suspects. The suspects displayed a knife and demanded money. The victim was able to get away from the suspects and call 911. The suspects were located and taken into custody.
 
One of the suspects was identified as Elijah Amir Hairston. When he was taken into custody, a folding knife was recovered from his right front pants pocket.
 
The other two suspects charged is this case were identified as 20-year-old Daquante Pernell Mackall and 19-year-old Robert Burger Jr.
 
Disposition of suspects
Elijah Amir Hairston, of the unit block of Pendragon Court 21136, is charged in connection with all three incidents. He is being held at the Baltimore county Detention Center on $350,000 bail.
 
Robert Burger Jr, of the Unit block of Meriam Court 21117, is charged in connection with the April 3 incident. He has been released on $30,000 bail.
 
Daquante Pernell Mackall, of no fixed address, is charged in connection with the April 3 incident. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center

Booking photo of Elijah Amir Hairston

Booking photo of Daquante Pernell Mackall

Booking photo of Robert Burger

On April 11, at 6:16 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Harford Road and Glenview Road in Glen Arm in reference to a serious automobile accident.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a 1964 Chevrolet Corvette was traveling north-bound on Harford Road north of Factory Road. A Ford F-250 was traveling south-bound on Harford Road. The Corvette lost control on a curve, struck a guard rail, entered the south-bound travel lane, and was struck by the Ford F-250.
 
The driver of the Corvette, 65-year-old James Ludwig of the 2900 block of Knoll Acres Road in Parkville, was declared deceased at the scene.
 
The Driver of the Ford F-250, 33-year-old Ever Noe Martinez Diaz, of the 7800 block of Wynbrook Road 21224, and a rear passenger, 29-year-old Michael Patrick Royal of the 1800 block of Main Street 21043, were not transported to a medical facility for treatment.
 
The front seat passenger in the Ford F-250, 20-year-old Caesar De Jesus Quincin Marroquin of the 2900 block of Taney Road 21209, was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
 
This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. After the Crash Team investigation is complete, the report will be sent to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.

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